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Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes

Toss potato chunks with olive oil and salt and roast at a high temperature and you'll have a pretty good side; satisfying, but nothing to write home about. The problem: it's tough to coax the potatoes to a perfect crisp-tender texture through this method. For potatoes to be both fluffy and tender …

Recipes

Best Chocolate Cake Recipe

When I came across this recipe I knew I had to make it, and I was not disappointed! This Chocolate Cake Recipe is seriously rich and amazingly …

Dessert

Grilled Five Spice Chicken Recipe

"Chinese 5-spice powder has a proven track record of awesomeness when combined with smoky, caramelized meats. This grilled five spice chicken recipe …

Recipes

Is this the perfect guacamole recipe?

In honor of National Avocado Day - July 31 - we present what we hope will become your go-to guacamole recipe!<p><i>Serves 6</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>4 soft avocados, …

Recipes

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco — Shopping

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Nutrition

Here are 5 recipes for homemade barbecue sauces that will outdo the store-bought kind

We’ve reached peak cookout season, which means several of you are probably in the midst of figuring out what to bring to the next one. Here’s the answer: barbecue sauce.<p>Before you ask, let us answer the next question: Yes, there will probably already be store-bought sauce there. But that doesn’t …

BBQ

A Smoky Grilled Salsa So Good, You'd Better Make a Double Batch

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some stellar recipes from our community. Today's swoon-worthy salsa comes from Erika.</i><p>Growing up in Northern California, I only ate Mexican food a few times a year, and it usually consisted of …

Cooking

How to: Make Killer Ribs in Three Easy Steps

Making great tasting ribs is certainly a little more involved than grilling a great tasting steak or burger, but that doesn’t mean it has to be …

How to Make Bolognese Sauce Recipe

"This Bolognese sauce is dedicated to the late great Marcella Hazan. She was considered the Julia Child of Italian food, and at a time when most …

Italian Food

This sweet and spicy rub makes the tastiest pork tenderloin

Cooked properly, pork tenderloin in one of the juiciest, most flavorful cuts of meat you’ll ever eat – and it’s simple and cost effective. So how do …

The Accessories That Turned Me Into a Master Backyard Griller

The tools you’ll need for perfect grilling every time.<p>At the risk of sounding pompous, I’m a pretty competent outdoor griller. That sounds like a …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

This Amazing Pizza Dough Recipe Has Just Three Ingredients, No Kneading Required

If you’re anything like most people with functioning taste buds, then you probably call pizza your favorite food. Even if you’ve never made homemade …

Make Bobby Flay’s grilled pizza to get a wood-fired taste at home

As many a home chef can attest, pizza is one of the hardest dishes to replicate in your own kitchen. Getting that perfect pizzeria-quality taste from …

28 EGG-cellent Recipes for the Big Green Egg

Calling all EGG-heads! This collection of recipes made just for you can be adapted to work perfectly for on the Big Green Egg. Fire up your Egg to …

Fresh Strawberry Pie | America's Test Kitchen

To account for any imperfect strawberries, the ingredient list calls for several more ounces of berries than will be used in the pie. If possible, …

How to Make a Maloof Joint

The Classic Maloof Joint and Hal Taylor’s Modification Sam Maloof is a midcentury craftsman most famously known for his sculptural chairs. This is …

Spaghetti alla Carbonara: the Traditional Italian Recipe Recipe

"This dish was created in the Lazio region (the area around Rome) in the middle of the 20th century, after World War Two. We don't use cream, milk, …

How to Drive Your First Lap of the Nürburgring

A corner by corner walkthrough with a professional instructor.<p>If there's one track every auto enthusiast dreams of driving, it's probably the Nürburgring. The Nordschleife is legendary, but since it's also open to the public, it's a dream that could conceivably come true–unlike your dream of the …

This Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Comes Together in 20 Minutes

Looking for an easy dinner that really packs a punch? Kung pao chicken is your best bet. But before you place an order at your local takeout joint, …

Food & Dining

Our Best Ever Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

[MUSIC] At Southern Living we think everybody should know how to make a fabulous biscuit. Which is why we've come up with this foolproof recipe and …

The NeverEnding Table from Ola Giertz

In the design world, there’s nothing more pure than the circle, where there’s no beginning and no ending. Swedish designer Ola Giertz pays homage to …

Furniture

This Roast Chicken Recipe Is Literally Impossible to Mess Up

By Emily Eisen<p>It's lemony, garlicky, and you'll never have to wonder whether or not it's done.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the roast chicken recipe that associate photo editor Emily Eisen just couldn't</i> …

With a swap and a slow cooker, this onion soup speaks a whole new language

When it's cold outside and you have ducked into a French bistro, nothing spells c-o-m-f-o-r-t like a hot bowl of French onion soup — right down to the bread-borne melted Gruyere floating on top. But that dish is purely a restaurant indulgence, right? Making it at home calls for the cook to stir the …

Slow Cookers

How to make perfect scrambled eggs without pre-scrambling them in a bowl

Really? Another gimmicky internet article about how to make perfect scrambled eggs? I'm imagining a collective eye roll behind tiny glowing phone screens and big computer monitors alike.<p>Scrambled eggs are ostensibly one of the first things we all learn to cook, so by the time we're adults, we …

Guacamole recipe: Chipotle finally shares their secrets

Guac and roll<p>While the summer sunshine’s been a little spotty recently, once it really gets going you’ll want to up your picnic basket arsenal. We’re …

Luteca: Elevated Mexican Furniture for the World Market

Founded in 2015, luxe furniture brand Luteca merges traditional craftsmanship with Mexican modernist and contemporary design. The company is the …

Seeing the Explosion Inside a See Through Engine Shows You How Engines Work

This particular engine we’re looking at has four strokes: the intake, the compression, the combustion (or power), and the exhaust. Smarter Every Day …

Cool Tricks You Can Do With Just Static Electricity

They won't make you Houdini but they're still pretty cool.<p>As far as everyday, invisible forces go, static electricity doesn't get the respect of magnetism or gravity. But static electricity has a a hidden advantage to help make up the slack. It is very good at party tricks. Brusspup shows off nine …

A winter warmer of a vegetable stew that’s creamy without cream

If there’s a walking, talking advertisement for the power of food to provide energy, it’s got to be Tess Masters. Anyone who has met her, seen her or read her work knows that the actor, cook and author behind the popular Blender Girl blog (and cookbook of the same name) is a whirlwind of …